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camping picture 2005
Camping Schedule


prepared by Gaylene & Matt
This page last modified on September 27, 2005



QUICK INDEX - click on the blue Trip label to jump to the details
Pre-Season Trip Fri 04-15 thru Sun 04-17 at Algonac State Park
First Trip Fri 05-20 thru Sun 05-22 at Sleepy Hollow State Park
Second Trip Fri 06-17 thru Sun 06-19 at Ionia State Recreation Area
Third Trip Fri 07-15 thru Sun 07-17 at Lakeport State Park
Fourth Trip Fri 08-19 thru Sun 08-21 at East Tawas Point State Park
Fifth Trip Fri 09-09 thru Sun 09-11 at Waterloo State Recreation Area
Post-Season Trip Cancelled  We are finished for 2005... See you next year!

Something New!
Think about these themes...

April - none
May - Most weirdest, far-out umbrella
June - Bicycle decorating contest
July - Christmas in July campsite decorating
August - Weirdest hat contest

Note
No more Dinner. Too formal. We're going to call it Supper from now on (even though we use tableclothes). After all, we can drop food on the floor (ground) and we don't have to clean it up.

Food Suggestions
Breakfast
Juice and Coffee
Fresh Fruit (salad)
Coffee Cake or Donuts
Pancakes or Waffles or French Toast
Hash Browns
Bacon or Sausage
Scrambled Eggs (with or without fungus)
Supper 
Meat - Chicken or Beef or Pork or All-in-One (sausage or hotdogs), remember the crock-pot
Chili, Stew, Lasagna, Ravioli, Tacos & Burritos
Baked Potatoes or Scallop Potatoes or Cheesy Potatoes
Tossed Salad or Seven-Layer Salad
Corn-on-the-Cob (in season)
Raw Vegi-Tray
Creamy Cucumbers or Bean Salad
Baked Beans
Taco Salad
Rolls or Corn Bread
Dessert - Cake or Pudding or Pie
Wine (jug or box) (no bottles - remember, this is supper - not dinner)
Cigars

Pre-Season Trip of 2005 Algonac State Park
Algonac, MI
Fri 04-15 thru Sun 04-17 click here for a Map to the Campground and other info
Who will be There
Alan & Diane: site 66
Matt & Gaylene: site 59
Ron & Carol: site 68
Chuck & Lynne: site 64
Don & Edna Mae: site 60
Bill & Sherry: site (unknown)

Saturday Group Breakfast
Alan & Diane: Waffles & Syrup (maybe I'll do French Toast)
Matt & Gaylene: Sausage
Ron & Carol: Scrambled Eggs
Chuck & Lynne: More eggs
Don & Edna Mae: Coffee Cake
Bill & Sherry: More Coffee Cake

Saturday Group Supper
Alan & Diane: Chili
Matt & Gaylene: Mac & Cheese, Green Beans with Bacon and other stuff
Ron & Carol: Taco Salad
Chuck & Lynne: ?
Don & Edna Mae: Crunchy Chinese Salad
Bill & Sherry: ?

Notes about this Trip
Tax Day camping.  Diane's cousins Bill & Sherry visited us on Saturday and John & Pauline visited on Sunday.

We had absolutely great weather. Sunny everyday with temperatures in the low 70's and going up to 80 on Monday and Tuesday.

trip information last modified: 4-21-2005
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First Trip of 2005 Sleepy Hollow State Park
Laingsburg, MI (south of Lansing)
Fri 05-20 thru Sun 05-22 click here for a Map to the Campground and other info
Who will be There
Alan & Diane: site 136
Matt & Gaylene: site 138
Ron & Carol: site 157
Chuck & Lynne: site 140
John & Pauline: Saturday visit
Jerry & Joanne: site 137

Saturday Group Breakfast
Alan & Diane: Waffles & Syrup
Matt & Gaylene: Sausage
Ron & Carol: Scrambled Eggs
Chuck & Lynne: Coffee
John & Pauline: not there for breakfast
Jerry & Joanne: Fresh Fruit

Saturday Group Supper
Alan & Diane: BBQ Meat Balls
Matt & Gaylene: Tort Cake with Rum and other fine ingredients
Ron & Carol: Mosticolli
Chuck & Lynne: ?
Pauline & John: Shrimp Scampi
Joanne & Jerry: Salad

Notes about this Trip
We did the Whacky Umbrella contest this weekend and everybody was a winner.
The weather on Saturday was absolutely perfect. Bright and sunny in the mid seventies. Scattered rain on Sunday and Monday. Tuesday started out sunny but clouded over for the rest of the day.
We didn't put up the BIG screen room.

trip information last modified: 5-25-2005
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Second Trip of 2005 Ionia State Recreation Area
Ionia, MI
Fri 06-17 thru Sun 06-19 click here for a Map to the Campground and other info
Who will be There
Alan & Diane: site 43
Matt & Gaylene: site 45
John & Pauline: local motel
: site 44
Chuck & Lynne: site 47
Don & Edna Mae: site 41
Keith & Sarah: site 42

Saturday Group Breakfast
Alan & Diane: Waffles & Syrup
Matt & Gaylene: Omelet (just one?)
John & Pauline: Jewish Coffee Cake
Chuck & Lynne: Coffee and Juice
Don & Edna Mae: Orange & Tomato Juice
Keith & Sarah: Fruit - Some kind of Lunchtime Snack

Saturday Group Supper
Alan & Diane: Layered Vegetable Salad
Matt & Gaylene: Goulash
John & Pauline: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Chuck & Lynne: Baked Pineapple thing
Don & Edna Mae: Oriental Salad
Keith & Sarah: Corn-on-the-Cob

Notes about this Trip
All went well and the weather was quite nice.

trip information last modified: 7-5-2005
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Third Trip of 2005 Lakeport State Park
Lakeport, MI
Fri 07-15 thru Sun 07-17 click here for a Map to the Campground and other info
Who will be There
Alan & Diane: site 13
Matt & Gaylene: site 12
Ron & Carol: site 16
John & Pauline: site
Jerry & Joanne: site 14
Shirley & Kelly: site 18
Chuck & Lynne: site 186
Rich & Cheri: site 20

Saturday Group Breakfast
Alan & Diane: Waffles & Syrup
Matt & Gaylene: Sausage
Ron & Carol: Scrambled Eggs
John & Pauline: ?
Jerry & Joanne: Fresh Fruit
Shirley: Hash Browns
Kelly: Coffee Cakes
Lori & Kevin: Sausage/Egg Casserole and "Daddy's Bread"
Chuck & Lynne: Juice and Coffee
Rich & Cheri: Fruit

Saturday Group Supper
Alan & Diane: Hot Dogs & Buns with Ketchup, Mustard, Relish, Onions
Matt & Gaylene: Five Bean Salad
Ron & Carol: Taco Salad
John & Pauline: ?
Jerry & Joanne: Corn-on-the-Cob and Rhubarb Squares
Shirley: Pork Roast with carrots
Kelly: ?
Lori & Kevin: Strawberry Pudding Dessert
Chuck & Lynne: Cherry Vanilla Truffle
Rich & Cheri: Apple Salad

Notes about this Trip
Christmas in July theme. Decorate your campsite.

trip information last modified: 7-13-2005
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Fourth Trip of 2005 East Tawas State Park
East Tawas, MI
Fri 08-19 thru Sun 08-21 click here for a Map to the Campground and other info
Who will be There
Alan & Diane: site ?? - won't be there until Tuesday
Lindsay is getting married on Sunday and we have to be there. We have to.
Matt & Gaylene: site 57 for 7 nights
Ron & Carol: site 120
Jerry & Joanne: site 121
Kelly: site 122

Saturday Group Breakfast
Matt & Gaylene: Sausage
Ron & Carol: Scrambled Eggs
Jerry & Joanne: Pancakes
Kelly: Hashbrowns
Lori & Kevin: OJ and Sausage-Egg Casserole

Saturday Group Supper
Matt & Gaylene: Sloppy Joes
Ron & Carol: ?
Jerry & Joanne: Potato Salad
Kelly: Dessert
Lori & Kevin: Strawberry Dessert Thing

Notes about this Trip
Weirdest Hat contest (wish we could be there)

trip information last modified: 8-15-2005
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Fifth Trip of 2005 Waterloo State Recreation Area
Chelsea, MI
Fri 09-09 thru Sun 09-11 click here for a Map to the Campground and other info
Who will be There
Sites are assigned "First-Come First-Served" - Get there early!
Alan & Diane: reservation #2204942
Matt & Gaylene: reservation #
Ron & Carol: reservation #2204943
Chuck & Lynn: reservation #2204940

Saturday Group Breakfast
Alan & Diane: French Toast
Matt & Gaylene: Sausage
Ron & Carol: Did not come on this trip
Chuck & Lynn: ?

Saturday Group Supper
Alan & Diane: Pumpkin Pie and Pecan Pie
Matt & Gaylene: Cheezy Potatoes
Ron & Carol: ?
Chuck & Lynn: ?

Notes about this Trip
The weather was excellent.

trip information last modified: 9-27-2005
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Post-Season Trip of 2005 Bishop Lake or Bruin or Winery
xxxx, MI
Cancelled click here for a Map to the Campground and other info
Who will be There
Alan & Diane: site
Matt & Gaylene: site
Ron & Carol: site
John & Pauline: site
Jerry & Joanne: site
Shirley & Kelly: site

Saturday Group Breakfast
Alan & Diane: ?
Matt & Gaylene: ?
Ron & Carol: ?
John & Pauline: ?
Jerry & Joanne: ?
Shirley: ?
Kelly: ?
Lori: ?

Saturday Group Supper
Alan & Diane: ?
Matt & Gaylene: ?
Ron & Carol: ?
John & Pauline: ?
Jerry & Joanne: ?
Shirley: ?
Kelly: ?
Lori: ?

Notes about this Trip
Cancelled this final camping trip due to lack of interest.

trip information last modified: 09-27-2005
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